Connecticut Privacy Rights Statement

Effective: July 1, 2023

(Defined terms used but not otherwise defined herein shall have that meaning as ascribed in the eXp World Holdings, Inc. Privacy Policy and Data Processing Policy, or Attendee Terms (as defined below)).

If you are a Connecticut resident, you have additional rights with regards to your Personal Information. Please note this Statement only applies to Connecticut residents.

Connecticut Privacy Act Disclosures: The Connecticut Data Privacy Act (“CTDPA”) (Conn. Public Act No. 22-15) requires that we inform you of your rights and that we disclose, among other things, the categories of Personal Information we have collected, sold, and/or disclosed for a business purpose.      

  1. Personal Information Collection

We process the Personal Information set forth in the table below:                                                                                                                                                                                                                        




Purpose for Processing


(Examples: name, address, email address, IP address, account username)


  • Market, improve, test, manage, and provide Services;

  • Administer accounts, issue invoices, process transactions;

  • Communicate with you, respond to your comments or inquiries, and promote our Services and the products and services of our Affiliates and Independent Third Parties;

  • Detect and address security incidents;

  • Identify and repair errors;

  • Send advertisements; and

  • Internal research.

Financial Information

(Examples: bank account number or other financial information)


  • Provide the products or services you requested;

  • Administer accounts, issue invoices, process transactions;

  • Detect and address security incidents; and

  • Internal research.

Sensitive Data

(Examples: Racial or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, health condition, sex life or sexual orientation, citizenship or citizenship status, genetic data, biometric data, children’s data, or precise geolocation data)


We do not process Sensitive Data.

Commercial Information

(Examples: records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies)


  • Market, improve, test, manage, and provide Services;

  • Administer accounts, issue invoices, process transactions;

  • Detect and address security incidents;

  • Internal research; and

  • Promote our Services and the products and services of our Affiliates.

Internet Information

(Examples: browsing history, search history, limited geolocation data derived from your IP address, or other information about a consumer’s interaction with eXp Site or Services)


  • Market, improve, test, manage, and provide Services;

  • Detect and address security incidents;

  • Identify and repair errors; and

  • Remember your preferences, tailor the Services to you.


Audio, Electrical, or /Visual Information

(Example: information collected from limited session recording technology)


  • Market, improve, test, manage, and provide Services;

  • Detect and address security incidents; and

  • Identify and repair errors.


  1. Personal Information Disclosure

We have disclosed the following categories of Personal Information, as defined in the table above, to third parties:

  • Identifiers

  • Financial Information

  • Commercial Information

  • Internet Information

Such information was disclosed to:

  • our Affiliates (joint ventures and service providers that eXp has an ownership stake);

  • Independent Third Parties (third-party service providers that are not Affiliates) such as providers that provide services to you on our behalf, or providers that help us with fulfilling orders, sending postal mail and email, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links, tracking website analytics, processing credit card payments, organizing events, and providing customer service; and 

  • Our Agents (independent contractor real estate agents and brokers) when you request information about the Services.

If you sign up to attend any eXp World Holdings, Inc. virtual event or in-person event, the collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Information may also be governed by the applicable event’s terms and conditions (the “Attendee Terms”). To the extent that the Attendee Terms and this Connecticut Privacy Rights Statement conflict, the Attendee Terms shall govern.


  1. Sale of Personal Information

We allow certain third party advertising networks to collect limited Personal Information through cookies or other tracking technologies on our Sites, which may constitute a “sale” as that term is defined under Connecticut law. Those third parties collect the following categories of Personal Information, as defined in the table above:

  • Identifiers; and

  • Internet Information.

Personal Information was sold for the following purposes:

  • Marketing of our Services to you based on your interaction with our Sites

Please see Section 2 of our Privacy Policy (Usage Information) for more information on tracking technologies used on the Sites.

  1. Your Rights

  1. Right to Access

Pursuant to the CTDPA, Connecticut residents have the right to know whether or not we are processing your Personal Information and to access the Personal Information we hold about you.

  1. Right to Correct 

 You have the right to correct inaccuracies in the Personal Information we hold about you.  

  1. Right to Delete

You also have the right to request that we delete any Personal Information we have collected about you. Once we verify your request, we will delete any Personal Information from our records. Please note, however, that we may not be able to delete all Personal Information about you in certain circumstances, such as to provide a product or service you requested, fulfill a contractual obligation, or due to record retention requirements under applicable law.

  1. Right to Data Portability

You have the right to obtain a copy of your Personal Information you have provided to us in a portable and readily usable format, to the extent technically feasible. 

  1. Right to Opt-Out

You have the right to opt-out of (i) the processing of your Personal Information for profiling and/or targeted advertising, and (ii) the sale of your Personal Information. We do not engage in profiling or targeted advertising.  You can opt out of the sale of your Personal Information described in Section III of this Connecticut Privacy Rights Statement here: Your Connecticut Privacy Choices

V. How to Make a Request

1. Where to Send Your Request

If you are a Connecticut resident and you wish to make any of the above requests, you, or your authorized agent, may send a request to us by completing the webform or emailing us at the email address below:

Webform: Please click here

Email: send request to [email protected] with “Connecticut Privacy Information Request” in the subject line.

2. Authenticating Your Request

When you contact us, you will need to provide us with enough information to authenticate your request. The specific information we request to authenticate your request will depend on how you make the request, what right you are exercising, and our relationship to you. You must also provide a description of what right you want to exercise and the information to which your request relates. If we are unable to reasonably authenticate your request, we may deny your request.

Your authorized agent may exercise your right to opt-out described in Section IV(5) above on your behalf. If you are using an authorized agent to submit a request on your behalf, we must authenticate your identity and authenticate the authorized agent’s authority to act on your behalf. The method of authentication will be determined by the data rights you request to exercise, the type, sensitivity, value, and volume of Personal Information involved, the level of possible harm that improper access or use could cause to you, and the cost of such authentication to us.

3. Responding to Your Request

We will respond to authenticated requests within forty-five (45) days of receipt.

We are not required to: (1) maintain data in identifiable form, or collect, obtain, retain, or access any data or technology in order to associate your request with your Personal Information; or (2) reidentify de-identified data or pseudonymous data.

We will comply with authenticated requests free of charge at least once every twelve (12) months, unless your requests are manifestly unfounded, excessive, or repetitive, in which case we may charge a reasonable fee to cover the administrative costs of complying with your request. 

4. Appeal

If we refuse to take action on your request to exercise any of your rights described in Section IV, you can appeal our decision within a reasonable time by submitting an appeal using the methods for submitting a request in Section V(1) above. We will consider your appeal and inform you of our decision within sixty (60) days of receiving your appeal. If your appeal is denied, we will provide you notice of such decision and a method of submitting a complaint to the Connecticut Attorney General’s office.

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Leo Pareja

Leo Pareja brings 20 years of real estate experience as a top agent in the U.S., regularly featured on REAL Trends The Thousand report as well as #1 Agent on NAHREP’s Top 250 list and an Alumni of Realtor Magazine’s 30 under 30. He has co-founded one of the largest private lending companies on the U.S. east coast and most recently co-founded a MLS vendor technology. Pareja is dedicated to giving back to the real estate community through his involvement with NAHREP, founding President of their Metro DC chapter and later as the national President for the organization. 

Carolyn Merchant

Carolyn Merchant brings nearly 20 years of marketing, brand and communications experience with a proven track record of driving business growth. Prior to joining eXp, Merchant led global brand and communications at Colliers. Earlier in her career, Merchant worked at Aimia, a marketing and loyalty analytics firm, as well as communications marketing agencies including Edelman where she delivered award-winning client campaigns.

Peggie Pelosi

Ms. Pelosi has more than 20 years of experience as a sales and network development professional and 15 years of experience as a corporate social responsibility and sustainability practitioner. Currently, Ms. Pelosi serves as the founding partner and strategic advisor of Orenda Social Purpose, positions she has held since September 2005. Since 2015, she has also served as the Executive Director of Innovators Alliance, a network of CEOs focused on sustainable and profitable growth through innovation. Prior to her career and academic work in corporate social responsibility and sustainability, Ms. Pelosi served as a member of USANA Health Sciences, Inc.'s (“USANA”) management team, first as Executive Director of Sales for Canada from 1999 until 2000 and then as Vice President of Network Development from 2000 until 2004. Since 2018, Ms. Pelosi has served as a member of USANA's Board of Directors and currently serves on USANA's Audit Committee, Compensation Committee, Governance, Risk & Nominating Committee, and serves as Chair of the Sustainability Committee.

Ms. Pelosi has received a graduate diploma from St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto in Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability, and has completed the NACD Directorship Certification (NACD.CD) and the ESG Competent Boards Director Certification (GCB.D).

Randall Miles

For over 25 years Mr. Miles has held senior leadership positions in global financial services, financial technology and investment banking companies. His extensive investment banking background at bulge bracket, regional and boutique firms advising financial services companies on strategic and financial needs has crossed many disciplines. Mr. Miles’ transactional and advisory experience is complemented by leadership of public and private equity backed financial technology, specialty finance and software companies including Chairman and CEO at LIONMTS where he was nominated for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, CEO at Syngence Corporation, COO of AtlasBanc Holdings Corp. and CEO of Advantage Funding / NAFCO Holdings which grew to in excess of $1 billion. Mr. Miles is currently Managing Partner at SCM Capital Group, a global strategic and financial advisory firm and Senior Managing Director at Tigress Financial Partners, a full service institutional broker dealer where is he is head of Investment Banking.

Most recently, Mr. Miles served as Senior Managing Director, Head of FIG and COO, Investment Banking at Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. Mr. Miles has held senior leadership roles at Oppenheimer & Co., D.A. Davidson and & Co., The First Boston Corporation (Credit Suisse) Meridian Capital and Greenwich Capital Markets. Mr. Miles has broad public, private and nonprofit board experience and has been active for many years in leadership roles with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He presently serves on the boards of Kuity, Corp. and Posiba, Inc. as Vice Chairman and Chairman respectively. Mr. Miles holds a BBA from the University of Washington and holds FINRA licenses Series 7, 24, 63 and 79.

Fred Reichheld

Mr. Reichheld has more than 45 years of experience as a leading expert on customer and employee loyalty. Mr. Reichheld joined Bain & Company, Inc., a global business consulting firm, in 1977, was elected to the partnership of Bain & Company, Inc. in 1982, and was elected as the first Bain Fellow in January 1999, a position he continues to hold currently.

Mr. Reichheld is the creator of the Net Promoter® system of management and founded Bain's Loyalty practice, which helps clients achieve superior results through improvements in customer, employee, partner and investor loyalty and has also served in a variety of other roles, including as a member of Bain & Company's Worldwide Management, Nominating, and Compensation Committees. Mr. Reichheld is a frequent speaker to major business forums and groups of CEOs and senior executives worldwide and has authored several books, including Winning on Purpose and The Ultimate Question 2.0.

Mr. Reichheld received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard University and his Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Monica Weakley

Monica is a top-producing eXp Realty agent who is dual-licensed in Ohio and Kentucky. She is a former member of the eXp Realty Agent Advisory Council and has a coaching business, “My Coach Monica.” She brings broad experience to the Board courtesy of an outstanding executive career in radio advertising. Prior to joining eXp in 2017, she was the team leader for a major brokerage in the Cincinnati area. A graduate of Denison University, Monica holds a degree in communications and psychology.

Gene Frederick

After serving as Controller for Texas Instruments, in 1984 Gene left the corporate world for a career in Real Estate. He first sold for two small companies that were bought out by Coldwell Banker. Three years later he joined Re/Max, and soared to become one of the Top 20 Realtors in Texas. In 1989, Gene started Phoenix-based Realty Executives in Dallas, TX. In 1994 he sold this franchise and hired on with Keller Williams in Dallas as one of the first 10 agents at the Dallas Preston Road Market Center.

Gene has extensive management experience in residential real estate. Prior to joining eXp Realty, LLC., and his appointment to the eXp Board of Directors, he had served over the past two decades in various management capacities at Keller Williams. Among his many accomplishments during his tenure with Keller Williams began when Gene and his wife, Susan, became Team Leaders of the Dallas Preston Road Market Center in 1999 -2006 and grew that office from 100 to 533 agents! Both Gene and Susan were installed into the Keller Williams Team Leader Hall of Fame in 2009.

Gene was the top Team Leader for Keller Williams in recruiting for 4 of the last 11 years, including 2005, 2006, 2012, and 2013. Gene served with Keller Williams most recently out of the Austin NW Market Center as Team Leader, where he grew the office from 320 agents to 641 in 4 years! Prior to that Gene was Regional Director of Keller Williams Virginia from 2007-2009 where he was #1 Nationally in franchise sales for 2007 and 2008.

Gene and Susan currently reside in Austin, Texas, have 5 grown children and 4 grandchildren.

Dan Cahir

Dan has more than 10 years of experience managing public and private equity investments across a variety of industries. Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Amherst Ave Capital. Previously, he was the portfolio manager at Long Light Capital and a member of the investment teams at Ziff Brothers Investments and Madrone Capital Partners. Dan began his career with Bain & Co., where he advised Fortune 500 and private equity clients on M&A, growth and efficiency initiatives.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, summa cum laude, from Claremont McKenna College and holds a Master of Business from the Harvard Business School, where he graduated with distinction.

Patrick O'Neill

Patrick is the Chief Operating Officer of eXp Realty. He brings more than 25 years of experience and a proven track record of building and optimizing high-growth technology businesses.

Before joining eXp Realty, he was CTO for Xome, LLC a subsidiary of the Mr. Cooper Group. Prior to Xome, Patrick was SVP, Product Management for Travel Leaders Group. Earlier in his career, O’Neill was appointed COO of Guestlogix, Inc, and he held several senior positions at Sabre, Inc and Continental Airlines, Inc.

Glenn Sanford

Since early 2002, Glenn Sanford has been actively involved in the online real estate space. In early 2007, Glenn launched BuyerTours Realty, LLC which, using a combination of web and traditional bricks and mortar, grew to three offices and into two states. After the drop off of the market in late 2008, Glenn and his executive team went back and rewrote the entire business model in recognition of the “perfect storm” of lower revenues, fixed or rising overhead costs, and a consumer with more information and access than ever before. eXp Realty, LLC was launched in October 2009 as the first truly cloud-based national real estate brokerage which meant giving up the traditional bricks and mortar environment and moving to a fully-immersive 3D virtual office environment where agents, brokers and staff collaborate across borders while learning and transacting business from anywhere in the world. In 2013, eXp Realty became a subsidiary of eXp Realty International Corp.

From 2004 to 2007, Glenn ran a large mega-agent team and consulted to Keller Williams International as a member of the Agent Technology Council in the areas of online client acquisition, client conversion and technology. Glenn also was a significant contributor to Keller Williams Internet Lead Generation Masterminds.

Prior to real estate, Glenn was active at the executive level with a number of technology-related companies. In 1998, he founded and served as President for, an online e-commerce and logistics company.

Michael Valdes

Michael Valdes brings more than 25 years of expertise in global real estate and finance to eXp Realty. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President of Global Servicing for all Realogy Corporation brands, including Better Homes & Gardens, Century 21, Coldwell Banker, Corcoran, ERA and Sotheby’s International Realty. In his role, he oversaw the international servicing platform for all Realogy brands across more than 100 countries and opened more than 70 countries during his tenure.

Stacey Onnen

Stacey has more than 19 years of real estate industry experience, and also is a professional speaker, trainer and certified continuing education instructor. Most recently, she was a designated broker and regional manager at a national real estate brokerage, overseeing more than 2,500 agents.

At eXp Realty, Stacey is responsible for eXp Realty U.S. brokerage operations, including compliance, risk management and state license laws.

Dave Conord

As Co-President, Dave leads the U.S. growth and onboarding teams. Dave has more than 18 years of experience in the real estate industry. He was an owner/partner of multiple Keller Williams Realty market centers throughout the Mid-Atlantic and led one of the regions to No. 1 in the company for growth within three years. He also was one of the top recruiters at the company for nine years. At Long & Foster Companies, Dave developed professional and leadership training for sales managers and agents.

Jason Gesing

Alex Howland, Ph.D.

Alex founded VirBELA, a social virtual reality platform focused on education and team development with clients in various industries from government to retail. The VirBELA team developed eXp Realty’s cloud-based campus, called eXp World. eXp World Holdings, eXp Realty’s parent company, acquired VirBELA’s core group of products and services in November 2018.

As President of eXp World Technologies, an eXp World Holdings company, Alex leads the development of VirBELA’s products and services to expand the offering to agents, teams and others who could benefit from their own, always-available environments for collaboration.

In the development of VirBELA, Alex was awarded financial support from the Graduate Management Admissions Council, the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Health, the Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation and the American Psychological Association to support some of innovations and research.

Alex has a bachelors in organization psychology from Providence College and a doctorate in philosophy from Alliant International University, San Diego Scripps Ranch.

Kent Cheng

Kent is responsible for leading and developing the organization’s global accounting, finance practices and procedures. He also ensures the preparation and analysis of all financial reports comply with all applicable regulations. These vital financial functions enable eXp to continue its rapid growth trajectory and quickly expand its international footprint. He has decades of finance expertise in global finance, accounting and information technology functions in large, complex and geographically dispersed multi-billion-dollar international businesses.

James Bramble

James Bramble is an authority in real estate law, a leader in the housing industry and advocate for acting with integrity. As eXp World Holdings Chief Legal Counsel, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, James oversees the company’s legal affairs, including corporate governance, litigation and compliance. James has over 20 years of international business experience and has transformed eXp’s legal and compliance functions to empower an agent-centric, globally-scaled organization. James champions eXtend a Hand, eXp’s charitable foundation and is an active member of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and is a licensed real estate agent.

Courtney Keating

As Chief Marketing Officer, Courtney is responsible for amplifying the eXp World Holdings’ brands and overseeing all areas of marketing, including driving digital strategy for growth and enhancing eXp’s value proposition. A recognized thought leader in consumer lending, housing and digital transformation, Courtney was named a HousingWire Rising Star in 2016 and a Woman of Influence in 2019. Courtney has over two decades of marketing and innovation experience and has held various leadership roles at Roostify, CoreLogic and General Electric.

Shoeb Ansari

Shoeb Ansari serves as eXp Holding’s Chief Information Officer, as an accomplished software executive with an exceptional track record of building large scale product delivery organizations including product management, engineering, information technology, and information security for SaaS for private equity-owned and publicly traded enterprise software companies.

Jeff Whiteside

As the Chief Financial & Collaboration Officer, Jeff works closely with Glenn across EXPI and the teams in Realty, finance, technology, marketing, legal, human resources, new business development/M&A, international markets, investor relations, and VirBELA.

He has more than 30 years of experience in global finance and operational leadership including executive positions at General Electric, CommerceHub, Pitney Bowes Software, and RM Sotheby’s Auctions.